JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.282, no.5, pp.485-490, 1999 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Context Although the Turkish Medical Association has deemed "virginity examinations" a form of gender-based violence, women in Turkey are often subjected to such examinations by forensic physicians for both legal and social reasons. Little is known about these physicians' role and attitudes in this practice.